Paige is council’s 3,000th apprentice in just 5 years

Essex County Standard: paige

9:11am Thursday 16th October 2014

A staggering 3,000 apprentices have been recruited by Essex County Council in just five years.

College jobs agency marks first anniversary

Essex County Standard: college

9:06am Thursday 16th October 2014

South Essex college students looking for a job do not have far to go.

Business club is launched to give firms a little bit of extra support

Essex County Standard: witham

9:02am Thursday 16th October 2014

The Witham Business Club – a support network for new and established firms – has been officially launched.

Key players get together to help tackle skills shortage

Essex County Standard: david

1:39pm Thursday 9th October 2014

Young people deciding on their future careers could benefit from better careers guidance after an event for schools and businesses tonight.

Teacher is in class of her own as a garden designer

Essex County Standard: sarah

1:35pm Thursday 9th October 2014

From classes to grasses, Sarah Jarman’s career has ranged across two very different vocations.

Star Richard helps challenge myths about builders

Essex County Standard: richard

1:32pm Thursday 9th October 2014

The Great British Bake Off’s Richard Burr is more than master of the oven – he is also a master builder.

Brighton and Hove in top 10% for creating new jobs across the country

Essex County Standard:

6:00am Wednesday 8th October 2014

THE city is “punching above its weight” after smashing its own employment targets.

Jobseekers offered skills course

Essex County Standard:

6:00am Sunday 5th October 2014

JOBSEEKERS are being offered a free three-week programme to gain skills sought by employers.

Father and son engineer rewarding careers at MK

Essex County Standard: luke

10:01am Thursday 2nd October 2014

The products made by John Chapman and his son Luke can be found in most households the length and breadth of Britain.

‘Summit’ to focus on training and skills

Essex County Standard: mike

9:57am Thursday 2nd October 2014

A special event devoted to the development of skills in the workplace will be held by Rochford District Council.

Investing in the young is key part of our success

Essex County Standard: trainees

9:51am Thursday 2nd October 2014

As a businessman Bob Weston understands the importance of investing in people and helping them develop.

James’s Unsung Hero Award

Essex County Standard: james

9:37am Thursday 2nd October 2014

A maintenance officer for a Colchester care home has picked up an Unsung Hero Award.

Nurses need to be kind, caring and ambitious

Essex County Standard: Nurses need to be kind

11:43am Friday 26th September 2014

Gemma’s dying grandfather spurred her to choice of career

Open wide – dentistry is more than just tooth work

Essex County Standard: Open wide

11:25am Friday 26th September 2014

AMONG the clearest trends in the jobs market is a great urge to look at teeth. Dentistry at every level is one of the most sought-after occupations.

Opportunity knocks – if you are keen for a career in sales

11:21am Friday 26th September 2014

Are you looking to start a career in sales?

Passionate about nursing people at end of their lives

Essex County Standard: fliss

1:14pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Fliss Callely always knew she wanted to care for people. Having trained as a nurse at 18, she went on to work as a district nurse in Essex for 23 years.

Cocktail? Rob creates big stir as a master bartender

Essex County Standard: rob

1:10pm Thursday 18th September 2014

There are thousands of people who work behind bars in the UK, but only seven accredited master bartenders in the country. One of them is Rob Stevens.

1,000 construction apprenticeships in Essex

1:06pm Thursday 18th September 2014

School-leavers urged to forget uni and build a career now

New restaurant in Brighton Marina is set to create 50 jobs

Essex County Standard:

11:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

An emerging new restaurant chain is putting the finishing touches to its new eaterie, which will create up to 50 jobs.

Unemployment at record low

Essex County Standard:

11:33am Wednesday 17th September 2014

Unemployment fell again last month as it continued its record downward trajectory.

97 jobs could go as Phones 4u puts its 19 Sussex stores into administraion

Essex County Standard:

6:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

NEARLY 100 jobs are hanging in the balance after Phones 4u went into administration.

Care home sector opened a new door for jobless pair

Essex County Standard: danielle

1:58pm Thursday 11th September 2014

A wide range of job opportunities exist in the care sector with many previously unemployed people finding rewarding career opportunities in this field of work.

Hunt for ambitious people who want career in sales

1:51pm Thursday 11th September 2014

Sales can offer a rewarding career, both financially and in terms of achievement.

Pilot mentoring scheme to bring out best in students

Essex County Standard: sherry

1:49pm Thursday 11th September 2014

A pilot programme designed to help students reach their academic and vocational potential has been launched at Colchester Institute.

100 new jobs on their way as charity prepares to open flagship care home

Essex County Standard:

6:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A CHARITY is preparing to open a flagship care home which will create 100 jobs.

Newhaven Port seeks planning permission to expand its harbour area, creating up to 150 jobs

Essex County Standard: Newhaven's new technology college will focus on marine and environmental engineering

8:47am Friday 5th September 2014

A KEY Sussex port is hoping to expand after years of decline, generating new jobs.

Following in her family footsteps leads Donna to be an undertaker

Essex County Standard: donna

3:01pm Thursday 4th September 2014

Is anyone, anywhere, born to be an undertaker? Donna Adams has her doubts.

250 new jobs as Ford on hunt for production ops

Essex County Standard: ford

2:56pm Thursday 4th September 2014

The Ford Motor company is recruiting locally for 250 new employees.

So glad housing association opened door to an internship

Essex County Standard: charlotte

2:53pm Thursday 4th September 2014

A business student had a taste of working life during an internship with a housing association.

Digital training scheme will have extra purpose

Essex County Standard: united

2:13pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Council aims to get young into work – and help firms to grow

Not too late to apply for course at my old college

Essex County Standard: christina

2:07pm Thursday 28th August 2014

First in business studies opens a door to auditing job for Christina

More work now, and coming up, in the construction trade

Essex County Standard: chris

1:57pm Thursday 28th August 2014

The past few years may have been difficult for the construction industry, but figures released recently suggest things are back on track – and getting better.

Paul’s passion as a property auctioneer lands him top role

Essex County Standard: paul

3:13pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Paul Bridgeman, of Dedman Gray Auction, is an auctioneer, but more than that, he is the auctioneers’ auctioneer.

Our event can help you get a career headstart

Essex County Standard: gazette

3:08pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Host of firms will exhibit at Careers and Training show

On the up at law firm

3:04pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Two members of staff at a Colchester law firm are celebrating promotions.

Alex, 17, won the chance to be a trainee estate agent

Essex County Standard: alex

2:29pm Thursday 14th August 2014

The concept of apprenticeships came quite late to the property industry, making Alex Dray one of the first of his kind.

2 dog-grooming trainees up for national award

Essex County Standard: hands

2:25pm Thursday 14th August 2014

Two dog-grooming trainees from Writtle College have been shortlisted for the top national award for apprentices.

From working in a zoo to being a driving instructor

Essex County Standard: dan

2:21pm Thursday 14th August 2014

With a baby on the way, Dan Hearn decided the time was right for a career change.

Teaching is a vocation, but more staff are badly needed

Essex County Standard: sara

12:12pm Thursday 7th August 2014

Teachers will often tell you their job is not just a job, it’s a vocation.

Setting up a business could be made easier by a course

Essex County Standard: building

12:08pm Thursday 31st July 2014

There is one thing successful businesspeople have in common, and that is passion.

Problem-solving led Martin to practise employment law

Essex County Standard: martin

12:05pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Why become a solicitor?

Master baker Kevin, 59, will always rise to the challenge

Essex County Standard: kevin

3:04pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Kevin Barke is more than a master baker, he is a sculptor in bread. His animal-shaped loaves, displayed in the window of his bakery-cum-cafe, in Wickford, are one of the town’s distinctive attractions.

Choose your own route to a job, urges new minister

Essex County Standard: david

3:01pm Thursday 24th July 2014

It is wrong to think all schoolchildren will take the same route to get a job the new employment minister has said, championing the right of people to start their own businesses.

Legal eagle Shelley homes in on new job in family law

Essex County Standard: shelly

2:50pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Moving back to her home town as a fully-qualified solicitor was a dream come true for Shelley Cumbers.

Training firm vows to find jobs for 300 young people

Essex County Standard: martin

11:21am Thursday 17th July 2014

A Southend company has pledged to find more than 300 jobs for young people as part of a Government drive to get people into work.

Bid to put young jobless on right track for work

Essex County Standard: alasdair

11:17am Thursday 17th July 2014

Firm which helps students set to expand its services

Katy went to uni, with her baby, and got a first in sports therapy

Essex County Standard: katy

11:12am Thursday 17th July 2014

Katy Hughes had set herself a big challenge when she started a four-year degree course in sports therapy with a 14-month old baby.

College instructor relishes role as a part-time soldier

Essex County Standard: lee

3:22pm Thursday 10th July 2014

Employees in Essex are being encouraged to take on a second job – with the blessing and backing of their employer.

Echo has the tweet way for you to find a perfect job

Essex County Standard: sarah

3:18pm Thursday 10th July 2014

Twitter is not just about social networking. Essex users can now tweet their way to the right job.

Tweet way to find a job via the Gazette

Essex County Standard: sarah

3:15pm Thursday 10th July 2014

Twitter is not just about social networking . Essex users can now tweet their way to the right job.

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